On 10/13/2011 11:15 AM, Chokh Raj wrote:
> Consider this too, if you like.
> 1. Mr Eugenides, the Smyrna merchant;
> 2. Bleistein (Chicago Semite Viennese);
> 3. "the jew", "Spawned in some estaminet of Antwerp, /
> Blistered in Brussels, patched and peeled in London".
> All three could be variations on essentially the same character.
Why? Because all three are associated with cities?
If so then Mr. Silvero at Limoges COULD be a Jewish landlord.